2004 325iJune 26, 2015Does the engine come out from the top or bottom? Keywords:325i 1 thought on “2004 325i” Freeautomechanic June 28, 2015 at 8:14 pm Top: To Remove: 1.Before servicing the vehicle refer to the precautions in the repair manual 2.Disconnect negative battery cable 3.Raise and support the vehicle 4.Drain the engine oil into a suitable container 5.Drain the cooling system into a suitable container 6.Lower the vehicle to the ground 7.Move engine hood to assembly position NOTE: The following work must be carried out with a second person assisting. Instructions apply to left and right sides. 8.Gently raise retaining clip and simultaneously push upwards 9.Hold engine hood and unhook damper on hood 10.Slide special service tool 51 2 160 or equivalent over damper 11.Open engine hood completely and reconnect damper with special service tool 51 2 160 or equivalent to hood 12.Remove microfilter 13.Open cable duct on lower section of microfilter housing and feed out cable(s) 14.Release screws and remove lower section of microfilter housing 15.Unscrew and remove splash guard 16.Raise and support the vehicle 17.Remove transmission 18.Lower the vehicle to the ground 19.Remove A/C compressor drive belt 20.Remove A/C compressor from bearing block and tie back to one side NOTE: Do not disconnect A/C lines. NOTE: The water drain plug is located on the exhaust side of the engine block by cylinder No. 2. 21.Pull locks and disconnect water hoses 22.Remove radiator 23.Remove cover from fuel injectors 24.Remove both oxygen monitor sensors 25.Remove intake air manifold 26.Disconnect water hoses from water pipe and from heating valve 27.Unfasten engine section of wiring harness and place to one side with cable duct 28.Unfasten reservoir for power steering unit and tie up to one side NOTE: Do not remove the lines. 29.Remove fan clutch with fan impeller from water pump 30.Remove alternator drive belt 31.Remove power steering pump and tie back to one side 32.Suspend engine from special service tool 11 0 000 or equivalent 33.Disconnect right side ground wire 34.Unbolt left and right engine mounts 35.Carefully lift out engine Comments are closed.